Prairie News

Kenora Store Celebrates Re-Opening After Extensive Renovations

Posted on 21st February 2017, by Prairie Division
The Salvation Army Lake of the Woods Thrift Store and Community Family Services in Kenora, Ontario re-opened its doors to the community on Wednesday, February 15, after being closed for almost a month while various renovations were completed, including a complete replacement of the store’s floor and a new paint job.  Staff celebrated alongside Kenora  […]

Fort Frances celebrates new chapter with location move

Posted on 9th February 2017, by Prairie Division
The Salvation Army has had a presence in Fort Frances since 1914, the entire time in the same building that has served them well for more than 100 years.  On January 29, a new chapter for the Fort Frances corps began as they moved around the corner to a new location on the main street  […]

Toy Mountain 2016 Raises 19,000 Toys

Posted on 21st December 2016, by Prairie Division
The Salvation Army in Winnipeg is proud to officially announce another successful Toy Mountain campaign, as the organization exceeded their goal in 2016 by roughly 2,000 toys. The campaign officially kicked off on October 29 with a toy drive at Investors Group Field during the final Winnipeg Blue Bombers home game of the season. After  […]

Salvation Army Neepawa is on the move!

Posted on 16th November 2016, by Prairie Division
Members of the Beautiful Plains Community Foundation Inc. presented Amanda Naughton-Gale, community services representative at the Neepawa Salvation Army, and Susan Phillips, Chair of the Board of Directors Neepawa Salvation Army, a cheque in the amount of $15,000.00 to go towards Thrift Store relocation in Neepawa. "The Beautiful Plains Community Foundation Inc. has been so supportive in our expansion  […]

Winnipeg Foundation Gets Kids Cooking!

Posted on 25th October 2016, by Prairie Division
Thanks to The Winnipeg Foundation, children ages seven to 12 are learning how to plan, prepare and cook healthy food at The Salvation Army's Barbara Mitchell Family Centre (BMFRC) in the Alpine Place neighbourhood of Winnipeg. T.A.S.K. (Together After School for Kids) is a no-cost healthy food program offered to girls and boys, with a focus on having fun while learning the importance  […]

Giving back: Author will donate book proceeds to The Salvation Army

Posted on 22nd September 2016, by Prairie Division
After moving to Canada from Nigeria for a fresh start 13 years ago, a Winnipeg businessman and author is giving back to the city after establishing a life for himself and his family. Ré Peters will launch his book, titled Your House, Your Choice, on October 1, 2016 at 7 p.m. at McNally Robinson. All  […]
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Donation breathes life into Winnipeg outreach program

Posted on 30th August 2016, by Prairie Division
At any other community centre or indoor skating rink, replacement of the resident scoreboard probably isn’t anything more than business as usual; a mostly unnoticed facility upgrade done to keep the status quo of day-to-day operations. At The Salvation Army’s Weetamah location in Winnipeg, it was about saving lives. “It’s the hot summer nights and  […]

Lorne & Evelyn Johnson Foundation provide new van for Regina

Posted on 21st June 2016, by Prairie Division
REGINA, SK – The Salvation Army Prairie Division is pleased to recognize a generous grant in the amount of $38,000 from the Lorne and Evelyn Johnson Foundation (established by the late Lorne and Evelyn Johnson, a local couple who cared about those in need in the Province of Saskatchewan.) With this grant, The Salvation Army Gemma  […]

Salvation Army welcoming donations for Alberta fires

Posted on 4th May 2016, by Prairie Division
May 4, 2016 The Salvation Army Prairie Division is proud to stand with the residents of Fort McMurray and everyone who has been affected by the destruction caused by the wildfires recently. Roughly 88,000 people have been evacuated from the area and from their homes. The Salvation Army's Emergency and Disaster Services in the area  […]